Scott Barry Kaufman's Productivity Tips

Luana Mattos

Luana Mattos

Scott Barry Kaufman

The Self-Actualizer

Scott Barry Kaufman is a cognitive scientist and humanistic psychologist exploring the mind, creativity, and the depths of human potential. The founder/director of the Center for the Science of Human Potential and an Honorary Principal Fellow at the University of Melbourne’s Centre for Wellbeing Science, he's the author of Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization. Dr. Kaufman has taught at Columbia University, Yale, NYU, and the University of Pennsylvania.

Scott shares his favorite productivity tips, morning rituals, and music that gets him into Flow with Centered. 

What's your favorite song that you love to Flow to?

"The Swan" by Saint-Saens.

Do you have any rituals that help you begin your workday?


What’s your favorite productivity tip?

Rest, play, and find time to turn your attention away from a problem.

Do you have any current projects?

The Center for the Science of Human Potential, where we offer workshops, trainings, and coaching opportunities to help people apply the latest science to help themselves and their organizations, schools, families, and communities to be more creative, loving, and full of transcendent possibilities. We also will be partnering with various organizations in the education and business sectors that are aligned with our mission, and in which we think there is a real win-win collaboration.